Regional Advocacy Manager Sustainable Diets For All Job at Hivos

Vacancy Name: Regional Advocacy Manager Sustainable Diets For All
Number of hours: 40
Region: East Africa
Office: Kampala, Uganda

About Hivos
Hivos is an international development organisation that seeks new solutions to continual and rising international problems. With clever initiatives in the right places, we oppose discrimination, inequality, abuse of power and the unsustainable use of our planet’s assets. Counterbalance by myself, however, is not sufficient. Our primary focus is achieving structural change and impacting lives. We do that thru cooperating with innovative organizations, citizens, governments, and improvement groups throughout four continents.

Job context
We are seeking out an skilled advocacy supervisor who’s enthusiastic about the food sector to guide our Sustainable Diets for All (SD4All) Programme. The sustainable diets for all (SD4ALL) programme is a partnership among Hivos and International Institute for Environment and Development (IIED) to promote sustainable, healthful, nutritious, and climate clever diets for bad and marginalized people.

We are trying to find a quite driven, mature, and diligent person to assist constitute Hivos’ paintings in Sustainable Diets for All in a leading and appealing manner. The Regional Advocacy Manger will broaden, control, and enforce advocacy sports inside the region through constant engagement and conversation with applicable actors or companions to generate moral, monetary, social, and political support required to correctly constitute Hivos as a pacesetter and champion of change and impact in sustainable diets for all.

The Regional Advocacy Manager will work in a dynamic and professional task crew comprising advocacy officers, verbal exchange officers and the IIED professionals. She/He will document to the Regional Director, Hivos East Africa and paintings with the Program Manager, Green Foods and Productive landscapes; with functional reporting to the Sustainable Diets Programme Manager inside the Hivos Head Office.
Your obligations:

The Regional Advocacy Manager develops, manages, and implements the advocacy sports of the SD4ALL programme at local, national, local and worldwide degrees which include positioning and profiling of the Strategic Partnership among Hivos and IIED.
She/He engages in relevant debates and maintains everyday verbal exchange with partners to generate social, ethical, and political assist required to correctly put in force the programme.
She/He works in close liaison with companion organisations through building collaborative networks, constructing and helping the strengthening of advocacy capacities and stimulating action within the place of advocacy.
Together with applicable neighborhood and countrywide authorities institutions, Civil Society Organisations, personal quarter actors and other stakeholders, develops or reviews regulations, practices and programmes on sustainable diets.
Provides guidance to nearby and regional actors to adopt multi-stakeholder collaboration and engagement as a key approach to implement programmes and sports that make a contribution to SD4ALL.
Develops evidence based totally and modern solutions to urgent issues round sustainable diets through liaison with national and international studies establishments.
Develops easy and powerful messages for one of a kind target corporations consisting of the media, coverage makers, practitioners, residents, and academia.
Establishes and sustains beneficial networks and relationships with influential human beings at nearby, countrywide, local and worldwide stages in an effort to amassing facts and ideas, mastering, collaborating, and advocating for sustainable diets.
Fundraises and develops new programmes in advocacy and lobbying for sustainable diets in the region.
Monitors and forecasts the traits and movements of key actors in Hivos’ surroundings and/or in particular focal regions and provide internal actors get entry to to relevant and actionable intelligence in relation to challenges, possibilities, threats, and risks.
Initiates, enables and manages or co-manages applicable advocacy campaigns (in session with actors); and uphold high standards of satisfactory and integrity in line with Hivos’ assignment control situations and relationships with inner and external actors.
Reports and disseminates records relevant to the programme thru external and Hivos’ know-how management platforms, and works carefully with colleagues inside the regional offices to obtain the organization’s vision.

Your profile:
Masters or superior diploma in public coverage, social sciences, meals related sciences or associated area.- required.
A minimum of five years' experience in advocacy and lobbying in food and agriculture related problems in a reputable business enterprise.- required.
Understanding of coverage formula tactics, budget evaluation, tracking and accountability mechanisms and tools, and regulatory tactics at county, country wide and regional stages.
Excellent knowledge of key policy levers and techniques to evolve to persuade a ramification of choice makers and excessive degree public and private area audiences at nearby, country wide and local degrees.
Excellent strategic and analytical competencies, with strong management and control competencies.
Demonstrated creativity and proactive technique to advocacy.
Experience with civil society companies, along with ability improvement.
Excellent networking talents.
Excellent written and verbal communication and writing talents.
Administratively self-sufficient: awesome ICT competencies with MS Office and Excel, interest to element.
High degree of private integrity and responsibility.

Working situations: The position is primarily based in Kampala with normal tour within the area and some worldwide tour.
What we offer: We provide a aggressive package deal based on the candidate’s qualifications.

Like to Apply?
Kindly send your CV and cover letter to eastafricajobs@hivos.Org explaining why you are the perfect candidate for this function by 5th May, 2017. Your letter have to country your modern and predicted revenue.
Hivos, EA seeks qualified candidates for the position of Regional Advocacy Officer-Sustainable Diets For All.